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Pension Accounting Briefing 2019

LCP's eleventh analysis of defined benefit pension scheme finances in Ireland’s largest publicly quoted and State-controlled companies shows that pension scheme deficits for the companies analysed fell by 50% over 2018 to €1.1bn in December 2018.

However, the analysis also points to an almost 300% rise in deficits over the first three quarters of 2019, with pension scheme deficits in the companies analysed rising to an estimated €3.0bn at September 2019 highlighting the risks and volatility remaining in the funding positions of Irish pension schemes.

COVID-19

COVID-19 update in relation to LCP Ireland Ltd

LCP continues to monitor the situation in relation to the Coronavirus and its potential impact on our business, staff and clients. The welfare and safety of our own people, clients and contacts is of paramount importance to us, as is providing continuity of service with the minimum of disruption.

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Investment Summary July 2020

In this monthly investment update, global equity markets fell (in € terms) in July 2020 with longer dated AAA-rated eurozone government bond prices rising (and yields falling). Find out more by reading our latest update.

Radar Update

IORP II, the Directive which is expected to greatly enhance pension scheme governance, was not transposed into Irish law by 13 January 2019 as expected.

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